Case StudyAnatomy of my Drupal 6 site   By Anthony Albertyn       27 July 2011       Drupalcambs
Custom Search●   Nice module for non-coders to configure search●   Drupal.org/project/custom_search●   If you need somethi...
Nodequeue●   Great module for adding nodes to a queue●   Define which content types can go in the queue●   Can re-order no...
Image Cache●   Great module for pre-defining image sizes●   ie. Image processing pre-sets●   Scale and crop images●   Drup...
Context●   Excellent module for managing blocks and    contextually displaying them●   Drupal.org/project/context●   Not j...
Webform●   Excellent module for creating web forms quickly●   Drupal.org/project/webform●   Multiple e-mails●   Cool expor...
Views and CCK●   Good old Views and CCK modules are essential●   Drupal.org/project/views●   Drupal.org/project/cck
Gmap and Location●   Two nice modules for maps●   Drupal.org/project/gmap●   Drupal.org/project/location●   We have alread...
Equaly Heights●   Very handy module that uses jQuery to give divs    equal heights●   Drupal.org/project/equalheights●   S...
Clone module●   Great little helper module that adds the ability to    clone a node●   Great for cloning web forms and oth...
Admin Role●   Useful helper module for quickly creating and admin    role with all available permissions●   Drupal.org/pro...
Themes●   Admin theme, have a look at Rubik as an admin    theme●   drupal.org/project/rubik●   Base theme, have a look at...
End●   Meetup.com/drupalcambs●   Drupal.org.uk●   Drupal.org●   London2011.drupal.org
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Anthony's presentation from Drupalcambs meetup on 27 July 2011. Introduces some useful Drupal 6 modules for building sites. Target audience beginner.

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Modules used in my Drupal 6 website - 27 July 2011

  1. 1. Case StudyAnatomy of my Drupal 6 site By Anthony Albertyn 27 July 2011 Drupalcambs
  2. 2. Custom Search● Nice module for non-coders to configure search● Drupal.org/project/custom_search● If you need something a lot more advanced, google “apache solr”
  3. 3. Nodequeue● Great module for adding nodes to a queue● Define which content types can go in the queue● Can re-order nodes with drag and drop● Drupal.org/project/nodequeue
  4. 4. Image Cache● Great module for pre-defining image sizes● ie. Image processing pre-sets● Scale and crop images● Drupal.org/project/imagecache
  5. 5. Context● Excellent module for managing blocks and contextually displaying them● Drupal.org/project/context● Not just for blocks, can be used to setup conditions that are triggered contextually based on some criteria
  6. 6. Webform● Excellent module for creating web forms quickly● Drupal.org/project/webform● Multiple e-mails● Cool export results feature to Excel or CSV
  7. 7. Views and CCK● Good old Views and CCK modules are essential● Drupal.org/project/views● Drupal.org/project/cck
  8. 8. Gmap and Location● Two nice modules for maps● Drupal.org/project/gmap● Drupal.org/project/location● We have already done presentation on these
  9. 9. Equaly Heights● Very handy module that uses jQuery to give divs equal heights● Drupal.org/project/equalheights● Simply add class and divs with that same class on a page will get equal heights applied
  10. 10. Clone module● Great little helper module that adds the ability to clone a node● Great for cloning web forms and other nodes● Drupal.org/project/node_clone● Also check-out Menu Clone module drupal.org/project/menu_clone
  11. 11. Admin Role● Useful helper module for quickly creating and admin role with all available permissions● Drupal.org/project/admin_role● This module will save you a lot of time in the long run
  12. 12. Themes● Admin theme, have a look at Rubik as an admin theme● drupal.org/project/rubik● Base theme, have a look at Genesis● Drupal.org/project/genesis
  13. 13. End● Meetup.com/drupalcambs● Drupal.org.uk● Drupal.org● London2011.drupal.org
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